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Professor and tornado/microburst simulator featured on History Channel

Students and Iowa State University researchers — particularly Partha Sarkar, a professor of aerospace engineering; Fred Haan, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering; and Bill Gallus, a professor of geological and atmospheric sciences — use the Tornado/Microburst Simulator to study how wind storms affect buildings. Photo by Bob Elbert.

New members inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni

AMES, Iowa–The Iowa State University Department of Aerospace Engineering has inducted five new members into the Hall of Distinguished Alumni for 2008. The Hall of Distinguished Alumni, inaugurated in 2004, is a permanent display that showcases individuals who have made significant contributions to the aerospace industry. The inductees are Clayton C. Anderson, NASA astronaut; Sukumar …Continue reading “New members inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni”